Hawk Nation Weekly Newsletter

November 15th, 2021

Important Dates:

November 16th

2nd Quarter Progress Reports

November 17th

Early Release

New Book Club Meeting 8:30 am

Into the Woods Musical 7:00 pm

November 18th

SAC Meeting 5:30 pm

Into the Woods Musical 7:00 pm

November 19th

Into the Woods Musical 7:00 pm

November 29th-December 1st

Soccer Tryouts

Hawk Nation

Drop Off Procedures Reminder

As a friendly reminder, please do not drop off your student before 9:05 am. Unfortunately, we have families that are dropping off students before 8:00 am, which is a major safety concern. Our faculty and staff can not monitor students an hour and half before school starts. Please support our school with these safety procedures.

New Book Club Meeting

Do you have an avid reader at home? We are starting a new book club at Hawk Nation on November 17th at 8:30 am. If your child is interested, please have them go to Ms. Ware in the media center for an activity pass.

Mandarin High School AICE Program Night

Is your 8th grade student interested in the AICE program at Mandarin High School? There will be an informational session on November 22nd at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For more information about the AICE program, please click here.

Paxon IB Tour Dates

Paxon School for Advanced Studies will host an informational meeting about their International Baccalaureate program. Please see the flyer at the bottom of the newsletter for more information. For information about the IB program, please click here.

PTSA Membership Drive

"Chick-fil-A Mandarin wants to encourage you to sign up for PTSA! Support Mandarin Middle School by signing up for a PTSA membership and you could win Chick-fil-A for a year. Each member that has signed up by November 30th will be entered for a chance to win 52 Chick-fil-A Chicken sandwich offer cards (the equivalent of one per week for an entire year). Don't delay, sign up TODAY! Just click this link https://mmsptsa.memberhub.com/store it takes three minutes. Anyone can join!! " ~ Ms. Lottman, PTSA President

Into the Woods Tickets

We will have our Into the Woods Jr. musical this week. If you are interested in attending the event, please purchase your tickets below. The musical begins each night at 7:00 pm.

Nov 17th tickets: https://square.link/u/LUDYuCrg

Nov 18th tickets: https://square.link/u/W0EAL0Rl

Nov 19th tickets: https://square.link/u/9Stq7RJA

Student of the Week

Clare Durkin, Class of 2026

Clare Durkin demonstrated numerous acts of kindness. A student on crutches almost fell opening the door, and she immediately ran to help him. Additionally, a student dropped all their belongings and Clare instantly helped her pick up all her stuff. These are only two acts I witnessed, but in the time I have known her, I have found her to be an overall amazing person and student. ~ Anonymous Student

MMS Athletics:

Soccer Tryouts

Boys/Girls Soccer Try-outs are November 29th-December 1st. For more information, please contact the following coaches:

Coach McDonald

Girls Soccer


Coach Johnson

Boys Soccer


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